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#21 Aug 9 2019 11:15pm
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Quote (King Atrhur @ Aug 10 2019 01:12am)
I'll be honest I ain't wanna read it all.

But if streaming is your focus the 9700k is a solid cpu just expensive.
Noctua NH-D15S is a better cooler at same price point.
Case really is preference, look around yourself and find what YOU like that supports the parts you have.

One more thing, Do you think i should boost the i7 9700 from 3.0ghz to 3.6ghz ?
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#22 Aug 9 2019 11:18pm
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If your shit supports it then most def why teh fuck not and then some more... but non k cant oc
though get my cooler then over his, i mean his looks nice but mine stomps it in performance especially if you get k edition to oc.

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#23 Aug 10 2019 01:59am
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Quote (Rios @ Aug 10 2019 01:15am)
One more thing, Do you think i should boost the i7 9700 from 3.0ghz to 3.6ghz ?

No. That motherboard WILL overclock a bit, but it's not a very good idea. The VRMs have NO heatsinks. In tests, even with the 8700, they get fairly hot.
The 9700 has a boost clock of 4.7Ghz any way, so you shouldn't NEED to overclock.

After reading some reviews... I think you should probably go with air cooling on this board, because of the VRMs.

I also checked the reviews on the Noctua NH-D15S and it's a great cooler. They've fixed the problems the old Noctua coolers had. It doesn't block the RAM or PCI-E slots anymore.
This cooler is almost as big as your micro-ATX motherboard. :D

Anyway, I'd still suggest staying with the i7 9700 rather than the K version. You really do NOT want to overclock on that motherboard.
Here is the recommendation with the Noctua cooler.


NOTE: You need to update the BIOS to the 2416 version. It is needed to support your new CPU and it has the newest ME & Microcode patches, which you NEED.

/e Update the BIOS first, before you even buy anything. Instructions on how to do that are in your motherboard manual.

This post was edited by Ghot on Aug 10 2019 02:01am
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